Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the pathway as a leading line, part of Landscape Photography: Washington's Olympic National Park.
- I wanna show you another excellent technique…to use in the forest.…When we shot Second Beach,…we were using leading lines to take us through the scene,…from the foreground all the way…to the sea stacks in the background.…Now, this may seem obvious,…but a lot of times we forget we're standing on…a leading line, a forest path.…While it is man-made, nonetheless it's very interesting,…and it takes us through the forest.…I mean, after all, that's what a path does.…What we've got set up here,…is the path curving through the frame.…
It's curving from right all the way through…to the upper-left corner.…And, of course, we're in the Hall of Mosses,…so you have these incredible trees…lining the path, as well as ferns.…I've placed a fern in the lower left and the lower right.…I've got this little towel to protect against the rain,…let's get into the shot here.…Into live view, we'll notice the fern…kind of puts a boundary on the path,…keeps the viewer really focused to follow that path.…It kind of puts something interesting on either side…
- Defining the HIPS acronym for the shooting workflow
- Taking a serene shot of a creek
- Shooting waterfalls
- Isolating trees in a forest
- Getting a macro shot of the forest floor
- Shooting reflective pools
- Using a tilt-shift lens for a panorama
- Shooting fall foliage
- Comparing polarized shots
Skill Level Intermediate
Landscape Photography: Waterfallswith Justin Reznick32m 36s Beginner
Enhancing a Landscape Photo with Lightroomwith Jan Kabili49m 47s Appropriate for all
Travel Photography: Mountains and Snow Landscapeswith Ben Long2h 27m Intermediate
Landscape Photography: Washington's Palouse Regionwith Justin Reznick1h 50m Intermediate
Introduction to the Olympic National Forest
1. Shooting in the Sol Duc Valley
2. Shooting Second Beach on the Olympic Peninsula
3. Shooting in the Hoh Rain Forest
4. Reviewing the Final Images
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